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The Guardian: Blue Note at 75 review – how jazz became cool

Pianist-Robert-Glasper By John Fordham

The belief that jazz is not marginal but essential drove the success of the fabled 75-year-old Blue Note label, which attracted geniuses such as Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, and made jazz seem ineffably cool. A thrilling Blue Note at 75 celebration at the London jazz festival showed how well the label’s current guardians and players measure up.

Source: The Guardian

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